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California Revealed is a State Library initiative to help California’s public libraries, in partnership with other local heritage groups, digitize, preserve, and provide online access to archival materials - books, newspapers, photographs, audiovisual recordings, and more - that tell the incredible stories of the Golden State. We also provide free access and preservation services for existing digital collections, including technical advice and guidance, for partner organizations with in-house digitization programs.



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Course descriptions for Orange County State College, Orange State College, California State College at Fullerton, and California State University, Fullerton from 1959 - 2007.
Topics: Orange County State College, Orange State College, California State College at Fullerton,...
Humboldt County Historical Society
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Since 1947, the Humboldt County Historical Society has worked to preserve original historical materials related to Northern California history. Our purpose is to further an understanding and appreciation of all peoples, places, events, and activities of Humboldt County and related areas. Toward this end, we focus on acquiring, preserving, interpreting, creating, and sharing historical information, and by educating and assisting others to do the same. The Historical Society archives contain...
Topic: californialightandsound
California Historical Society
by Marinship (Firm)
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Description : Film made for Marinship Corporation between 1944 and 1945 documenting the Sausalito shipyard's wartime operations. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number : Film box 13 Rights : Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Topics: californialightandsound, Shipbuilding--United States--20th century--History, World War,...
Computer History Museum
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The mission of the Computer History Museum is to preserve and present for posterity the artifacts and stories of the information age. As such, the Museum plays a unique role in the history of the computing revolution and its worldwide impact on the human experience. The Computer History Museum was formally established as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization in 1999. The Museum is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of computing history. We are home to one of the largest international...
Topic: californiarevealed
Eastern California Museum
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Description : Tourism film, highlighting the Bishop Creek area of the Eastern Sierra; Bishop Lakes Basin. Filmed by Burton Frasher, a commercial photographer who traveled through California, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, and the Pacific Northwest, spanning four decades, 1914-1949. His collection of Eastern Sierra scenic photographs, along with other regionally specific images were published and marketed as post cards, proving to be extremely popular with the public. He was...
Topics: californialightandsound, California, Eastern, Forests and forestry--California, Tourists,...
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
by Benson, Timothy O., 1950-; Frisby, David; Los Angeles County Museum of Art
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Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Oct. 21, 1993-Jan. 2, 1994
Topics: Baader, Johannes, Kandinsky, Wassily, 1866-1944, Schlemmer, Oskar, 1888-1943, Beckmann, Max,...
Sacramento City College
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6,011
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Sacramento City College, Special Collections collects records of the college, unique local artifacts, and other materials documenting the history of the college and surrounding area, and makes them available to the college community and external researchers. The department stores, preserves, and arranges these collections according to standard archival practices. Users may access original materials in the Special Collections Room. The department also creates exhibits, scans photographs, and...
Topic: californiarevealed
California State Library
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Pyramid Oil Co. crew, world champion pullers, Oildorado Day, Taft, California, October 22, 1965. Billy Hillburn, Wally Bingham, Mat Bingham receive their trophy from Gena Fru. Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- Taft, Kern County,...
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
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Description: This television commercial, produced in the 1960's, features the beauty and wonder that is...El Dorado Hills.  Source:  original 16mm film Accession number:   KCRASP053 Copyright:  Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH). CSH has given the Internet Archive permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of CSH. In...
Topics: El Dorado Hills, television, commercial, 1960's, golf, development
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The San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park and its partners seek to forge emotional and intellectual connections through preservation and interpretation of the resources and stories of America's maritime gateways, history, and culture, especially the development of the Pacific Coast. The Library Collections consist of over 35,000 book and periodical titles dating from 1536 to the present, 50,000 pieces of ephemera, over 3000 maps and charts covering the Pacific Basin and the West Coast...
Topic: californiarevealed
Yolo County Archives
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The Yolo County Archives is a permanent collection of material pertaining to the history of Yolo County from approximately 1850 to the present. The collection consists of records from various Yolo County agencies/departments as well as those from private individuals and businesses. It is available for research on the premises. It includes a variety of media, including maps, blueprints, photographs, bound volumes, manuscripts and oral history tapes. Online finding aids are available at Online...
Topic: californiarevealed
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
by Robert Gore Rifkind Center for German Expressionist Studies; Barron, Stephanie, 1950-; Davis, Bruce, 1951-
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Includes bibliographies and indexes
Topics: Kokoschka, Oskar, 1886-1980, Robert Gore Rifkind Center for German Expressionist Studies, Robert...
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The Caltrans Transportation Library  holds  a collection of selected historical materials such as documents, photographs, maps, and artifacts that track the history of the Department. In the collection are two oral history series that have been digitized through the California Revealed project. The "Highway Recollections" series consists of tape recordings and transcripts of interviews with retired engineers, highway maintenance workers, administrators, and...
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Pepperdine University Special Collections and University Archives collect, organize, preserve, and make available materials with enduring historic value that can be used to support research, teaching, administrative activities, and community involvement. The department consists of rare book collections, archival collections (including the University Archives), the Malibu Historical Collection, and the Churches of Christ Heritage Center. Materials in these collections are available for use by...
Topic: californiarevealed
Manzanar National Historic Site
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Manzanar National Historic Site was established to preserve the stories of the internment of nearly 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II and to serve as a reminder to this and future generations of the fragility of American civil liberties. Congress established Manzanar National Historic in 1992. Three distinct eras are represented in the site's museum collection. Owens Valley Paiute inhabiting the area from A.D. 600 to the early 1900s; the early ranching and farming period from...
Topic: californiarevealed
Visual Communications
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Visual Communications (VC) is the first non-profit organization in the nation dedicated to the honest and accurate portrayals of the Asian Pacific American peoples, communities and heritage through the media arts. The Visual Communications Archives is the repository for the records generated by and related to the history of Visual Communications. Its purpose is to document the history of the organization by  organizing, preserving, and creating access to primary materials for...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number : Bishop Chamber 9 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use...
Topic: californiarevealed
Kern County Library
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The Kern County Library provides a full range of services and resources to over 850,000 people in every city and unincorporated area of Kern County through a network operated at Kern County Library Headquarters.  Contact Information: Kern County Library 701 Truxtun Avenue Bakersfield, CA 93301 Phone: (661) 868-0700
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
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Note : Some sections are silent. Description : A twenty-three-minute film, from KCRA-TV in Sacramento, California containing footage related to the September 24, 1972 airplane crash into Farrell's Ice Cream Parlour and Restaurant. The incident resulted in the deaths of twenty-two people, which included twelve children and ten adults. An additional twenty-seven people were injured during the crash. Footage includes scenes of the aftermath, eye witness interviews, and scenes of the injured...
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Topics: Air Show -- Aircraft accidents -- California -- Sacramento -- 20th Century, Farrell's Ice Cream...
The Autry Museum of the American West
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Description : Jay and Deeth Harney are contemporary Vaqueros. Source : 4 Tapes of 4: MiniDV Call Number : F855.2.S75 H37 2003; IAL.0130 AUTRY Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Autry National Center Institute of the American West. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In...
Topics: Vaqueros--California, Cowboys--California, Cattle trade--California, Ranching--California,...
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Taylor, Edward Silverstone
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Description : This edited Ektachrome home movie with titles documents a 1959 street fair, upper Grant Avenue, San Francisco--the center of Beat culture. The film includes shots of filmmaker Dion Vigne and his wife Loreon, artist and occultist Marjorie Cameron and her daughter Crystal, artist Wallace Berman and his wife Shirley, and Beat poet and surrealist Bob Kaufman. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm (original reversal) Collection : Pacific Film Archive Film and Video Collection Rights :...
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Topics: californialightandsound, home movie, way bay
Media Resources Center, University of California, Berkeley
by University of California, Berkeley
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Description : Malcolm X, interviewed by Herman Blake, discusses being a Black Muslim, the conditions of Blacks in this country, their relation with white people, and states the case for Black separatism. Note on original container : "Interview with Malcolm X, Oct 11, 1963, Dwinelle Studio" Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape (dub from 2" Quad video) Collection : Media Resources Center Collection Call Number : Video/C8501 Additional Notes : Originally recorded October 11,...
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Topics: californialightandsound, X, Malcolm, 1925-1965 -- Interviews, Black Muslims -- Interviews, Black...
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
by Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Art and Technology Program
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Published also under title: Art & technology
Topics: Art and technology, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Technologie, Kunstprojecten
Campbell Museums
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The Campbell Museums preserve photos, objects, and archives related to the history of Campbell, CA and the surrounding Santa Clara County. The collection includes most issues of the Campbell (Interurban) Press from 1904-1985.
Claremont Heritage
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Claremont Heritage 's mission is to advance, preserve and celebrate the historic, architectural, natural and cultural resources of our community through collaboration, education and advocacy. Claremont Heritage, a non-profit, inclusive, community-oriented membership organization, is the city’s largest membership organization devoted to the preservation of the history and historic character of Claremont. We: • Archive and share Claremont artifacts, oral histories, historic properties and...
Tenderloin Museum
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Tenderloin Museum
by Raymond, Jonathan
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Description : Gay San Francisco by Jonathan Raymond, is a previously lost documentary depicting queer life in San Francisco five decades ago. Shot between 1965-1970, Gay San Francisco features a collection of incredible footage of San Francisco's thriving LGBTQ culture, with a focus on the Tenderloin, San Francisco's first queer neighborhood. Scenes from gay bars are intercut with fascinating interviews featuring gay men, lesbians, and trans women discussing issues from harassment to sex to job...
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Topics: californialightandsound, 1880-1889, Amateur films--California--San Francisco,...
California State Military Museum
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Notes in original box : "OCD 10424" Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright beyond that allowed by...
Topic: californiarevealed
Carlsbad City Library
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by Carlsbad City Library
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The Carlsbad City Library system serves the community with three inviting and unique facilities: Dove Library, Georgina Cole Library and Carlsbad City Library Learning Center. The  Carlsbad History Collection  was established in 2000 and is housed at the Georgina Cole Library. The collection focuses on resources that directly contribute to and enhance users’ understanding of local Carlsbad history. To respond to the broad range of information needs and interests, the...
LACMA with The European Fine Art Foundation
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Mariposa Museum and History Center
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Founded in 1957, the Mariposa Museum & History Center is administered as a non-profit corporation. The museum’s mission is to authentically portray the people and lifestyle of Mariposa County from the Native American and Spanish periods to the California Gold Rush and through the early 1900s.
West Sacramento Historical Society
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The West Sacramento Historical Society was established in 1993 to preserve the history of West Sacramento and to provide an opportunity for individuals and groups to learn about and experience the rich culture of our past. The WS Historical Society established the Museum and Visitor Center, the first museum in West Sacramento, on February 20, 2005. In addition to exhibits, we provide special screenings and book signings for projects relating to West Sacramento history. Our staff are also...
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The Special Collections and Archives department of the Robert E. Kennedy Library, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo was established in 1969 to build primary source research collections that reflect and support the polytechnic curriculum of the university. Major subject areas in the collections include architects, architecture and the built environment of California; book arts; environmental history; ethnic studies; fine printing; graphic arts; Julia Morgan; landscape...
Topic: californiarevealed
Eastern California Museum
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Description : Opened in 1918, Union Carbide’s Pine Creek Mine was once the largest tungsten producer in the United States. Located in the Eastern Sierra, northwest of Bishop, California. In its heyday (1940 – 1990) the mine produced 162,000,000 tons of ore and 8,350,000 20-pound “units” of tungsten oxide with a total value of more than $400,000,000. As well, Pine Creek produced approximately $30,000,000 worth of molybdenum and silver. During World War 2, the mine became an important...
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Topic: californiarevealed
Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
by Southern Educational Communications Association (SECA)
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Description : In this episode of William F. Buckley's Firing Line television show, Jerry Brown and several journalists join Buckley. Firing Line Program Catalog : Jerry Brown was Ronald Reagan's successor as governor; his father, Pat Brown, had been Reagan's predecessor. Governor Brown the younger would later become known as a flake, "Governor Moonbeam"; in this discussion, primarily of desegregation, he comes across as straightforward and well spoken. Brown: "I would leave this...
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Topics: californialightandsound, Buckley, William F. (William Frank), 1925-2008, Brown, Jerry, 1938-,...
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California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Special Collections and Archives collect, organize, preserve, and make available Cal Poly Pomona's rare books and archival collections. The collections center around themes relevant to the mission of the university and are available for use by all interested users including students, faculty, staff, and the general research community. Special Collections and University Archives actively acquires new materials on a regular basis in our subject...
Topic: californiarevealed
San Jose Public Library, California Room
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The California Room at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library collects materials on California history with emphasis on the history of San José and Santa Clara Valley. Some topics covered are California ethnic groups, Gold Rush, indigenous people, missions, railroads, earthquakes of 1906 and 1989, famous Californians, overland journeys, and Spanish and Mexican California.
Poet Ross MacDonald focus of Writer's in America series For additional information see California Revealed .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by KCRA-TV; Park, Gary
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Description : A 22-minute film containing footage of the Beatles' 1964 and 1965 San Francisco tour dates at the Cow Palace and their 1966 tour of Candlestick Park. The film, which was shot by KCRA-TV also documents reactions to "Beatlemania" in Sacramento, California. Other clips include scenes of the Beatles arriving at San Francisco's airport, reporter Gary Park interviewing fans, parts of the Beatles' 1964 press conference at the San Francisco Hilton Hotel, and Sacramento fans...
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Topics: Beatles, Cow Palace (San Francisco, Calif.), Fox Senator Theater (Sacramento, Calif.), Sacramento...
Headlands Center for the Arts
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Headlands Center for the Arts is a multidisciplinary, international arts center dedicated to supporting artists; the creative process; and the development of new, innovative ideas and artwork. Headlands Center for the Arts provides an unparalleled environment for the creative process and the development of new work and ideas. Through a range of programs for artists and the public, we offer opportunities for reflection, dialogue, and exchange that build understanding and appreciation for the...
Topic: californiarevealed
Description : Documentary footage of the recovery of Southern Pacific SD-9 diesel locomotive No. 4310, one of four locomotives marooned at Eureka following the Island Mountain Tunnel fire. The footage documents the 1979 movement of the detrucked diesel by Bigge Drayage from Alderpoint to Dos Rios, where it was put back onto NWP/SP rails. This is a bit of odd California railroad history, more recent history at that. The Island Mountain tunnel was the longest tunnel on the Northwestern Pacific...
Topic: californiarevealed
Los Angeles Public Library
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The Los Angeles Public Library provides free and easy access to information, ideas, books and technology that enrich, educate and empower every individual in our city's diverse communities.
Santa Fe Springs City Library
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The Santa Fe Springs City Library is home to photographs and ephemera related to our City’s history. As the steward for the City’s historical files, we strive to digitize as many as possible to increase access to the public. In addition, the Library also administers the Museum and educational component at our local Heritage Park, a 6-acre historical venue. The Library’s Historical Collection also includes many artifacts and photographs from Heritage Park’s history. Contact Information :...
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The Graduate Theological Union Library and Archives support the curriculum and preserve the records of the Graduate Theological Union. The collections are dedicated to diverse religious dialogue, the Christian and wider religious intellectual heritage, the American religious experience in the West, and the ministries and missions of the Member Schools and Institutes of the GTU. Contact Information: Graduate Theological Union 2400 Ridge Road Berkeley, California 94709 USA (510) 649-2500...
Topic: californiarevealed
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
by Brettell, Richard R; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Art Institute of Chicago; Réunion des musées nationaux (France)
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"Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, Réunion des musées nationaux in association with Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Publishers, New York."
Topics: Landscape painting, French, Landscape painting, French, Impressionism (Art), France in art
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
by Robert Gore Rifkind Center for German Expressionist Studies; Barron, Stephanie, 1950-; Davis, Bruce, 1951-
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Includes bibliographies and indexes
Topics: Kokoschka, Oskar, 1886-1980, Robert Gore Rifkind Center for German Expressionist Studies, Robert...
Additional Title : Washington Correspondent, Don Ellis Description : Don Ellis at Ellis Island (club) on the Sunset Strip, Hollywood, California, 1967. The Don Ellis Band plays "In a Turkish Bath" in celebration of the release of "Electric Bath." Ray Neapolitan is on sitar for "In a Turkish Bath." Opening sequence shows the Sunset Strip and includes the following famous clubs: Dino's Lounge, Sneeky Pete's, The Galaxy, The Whisky, Shelly's Manne Hole, and Ellis...
Topics: californialightandsound, Jazz, Ellis, Don
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The Meriam Library Special Collections and University Archives is a unique regional resource of written and pictorial materials which document the historical as well as the contemporary issues of the 12-county region known as Northeastern California as well as the history of California State University, Chico. Special Collections is composed of several collections which are housed together in this non-circulating area of the library because of rarity, source, condition or form. Access to the...
Topic: californiarevealed
Corona Public Library
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The Corona Public Library welcomes and supports all people in the enjoyment of reading and pursuit of lifelong learning. Working together, we strive to provide access to information, ideas and knowledge through books, technology, programs, services and other resources. We believe in the freedom to read, to learn and to discover. Contact Information : Corona Public Library 650 S. Main Street Corona, CA 92882 Telephone: (951) 279-3593 Email: Aska.lib@ci.corona.ca.us
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by The Newsreel
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Additional Title: Off the Pig Description:  From the California Newsreel catalog: "This is the film the Black Panthers used to promote their cause. Shot in 1969, in Oakland, San Francisco and Sacramento, this exemplar of 1960s activist filmmaking traces the development of the Black Panther organization. In an interview from jail, Minister of Defense Huey P. Newton describes the origins of the Panther Party, Eldridge Cleaver explains the Panthers' appeal to the Black community, and...
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Topic: californialightandsound
Sacramento City College
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Description : This media contains information about black history in California. Mr. John Griffin is the author of, "Black like Me" which is a unique attempt of sociological study of what it was like to be a black person in America. Mr. Griffin disguised himself with the help of a dermatologist and traveled through Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, and Georgia. He recounts his experience in the book entitled "Black like Me". Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tapes of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
by Barron, Stephanie, 1950-; Bernstein, Sheri, 1966-; Fort, Ilene Susan; Los Angeles County Museum of Art
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Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, Calif., Oct. 22, 2000-Mar. 18, 2001
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Sheets, Millard, Shulman, Julius, 1910-, Schindler, Rudolph, Pettibon, Raymond, 1957-, Miyatake,...
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Cloyd E. Louis
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Description : Footage of the destruction in the Long Beach area after the Long Beach Earthquake, March 10, 1933. Also discusses two theories on what causes earthquakes. Source : 2 Reels of 2: Film: 16mm (mixed reversal and tinted print) Collection : Model Colony Audio-visual Collection Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
Topics: Long Beach (Calif.), home movie, californialightandsound, Long Beach (Calif.) -- History,...
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
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Description: Join KCRA-TV's Harry Martin in this second volume of short interviews with the entertainers and musicians we still know and love today. In this volume we see the first and ONLY interview ever conducted with "Star Trek" actor Leonard Nimoy in his Spock costume and make up, a rather shy Barbara Streisand in 1960, the always wonderful Vincent Price, the amazing Bruce Lee in a very early interview during his time as Kato on "The Green Hornet" program, Adam West as...
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Topics: Harry Martin, entertainment, show biz, Leonard Nimoy, Barbara Streisand, Bruce Lee, Vincent Price,...
University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive
by Lipscomb, Scott David, 1959-; Horner, James
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Note : Color shifts occur throughout the early part of the tape. Description : Scott Lipscomb and James Horner guest lecture in Ethnomusicology 115, Professor Steve Loza, Musical Aesthetics in Los Angeles. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 8mm Video Collection Guide : UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology Collection Call Number : Collection 2002.01 Item 140 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Regents of the University of California. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright...
Topics: californialightandsound, Music--California--Los Angeles, Motion picture music, Lipscomb, Scott...
Petaluma Historic Library and Museum
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The Petaluma Historic Library and Museum has a vast collection of local historical items. The Hoppy Hopkins Memorial Research Library, named after Petaluma City Historian Hoppy Hopkins (1921-2003), contains books and files that assist in history, genealogy, and architectural research of Petaluma and close environs. They include such treasures as: early maps, the Vallejo land grant; books relating to topics as the Miwok Indians, poultry and dairy industries; histories of surrounding communities....
Topic: californiarevealed
Fremont Main Library
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To offer opportunities and resources for lifelong learning and enjoyment that support individual and community growth. We remain responsive by providing welcoming spaces, outreach, materials, expertise, technology, partnerships and innovation. Contact Information:   Fremont Main Library  2400 Stevenson Blvd.  Fremont, CA 94538  Telephone: (510) 745-1429  Email: bedwards@aclibrary.org  http://www.aclibrary.org/fremont
California State University, San Marcos
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CSU San Marcos is a comprehensive, medium-sized university. California State University San Marcos focuses on the student as an active participant in the learning process. As a Carnegie classified "community engaged" university, CSUSM students work closely with a faculty whose commitment to sustained excellence in teaching, research, and community partnership enhances student learning. The university offers rigorous undergraduate and graduate programs distinguished by exemplary...
Topic: californiarevealed
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The University of California, Santa Cruz, Special Collections & Archives  offers UCSC's academic community, visiting scholars, and the general public access to the library's most unique holdings. Established in the late 1960s, the department supports the University's academic program and its instructional and research interests. It also preserves and promotes collections that hold particular historical and cultural significance to an international scholarly community, houses and...
African American Museum and Library at Oakland
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Description : Childcare: People's Liberation (Newsreel #56) Produced by Newsreel members Bonnie Friedman and Karen Mitnik. The film shows how community run childcare centers are a step toward liberation, by giving parents and children a chance to foster new relationships. Shown are parents utilizing community spaces to organize their own daycare centers. Featured in the film is the Children's Free School (1970-1977), operated by residents of Morningside Heights, New York, under Columbia...
Topics: Newsreel, Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection, Children's Free School (N.Y.), The Children's...
Santa Barbara Public Library
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The Library is dedicated to supporting education for all ages through classes and events, building a community of readers, empowering individuals with free access to information, and connecting people to community resources.
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
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Description:  KCRA TV news footage of an interview with Charles Manson on death row at San Quentin prison in the 1970's. Also featured are scenes filmed at the home of actress Sharon Tate the morning after the first night of murders by Manson's "Family", interviews with police and detectives, scenes of "Family" members at Manson's trial, and other historic footage.  Charles Milles Manson (1934 - 2017) was an American criminal and cult leader. In the late 1960's, he formed...
Topic: Atkins, Susan, California State Prison at San Quentin, Houten, Leslie Van, KCRA-TV, Krenwinkel,...
Institute of Governmental Studies
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The IGS Library is one of the nation’s major collections in public administration, public affairs, and public policy. The library holds more than 400,000 volumes and is a depository for California local government documents. Special collections include California Reapportionment Archives and California Election Campaign Ephemera. Pamphlets and unbound reports from a broad range of public interest organizations, research institutes and government agencies are the heart of the collection, which...
Topic: californiarevealed
American Jewish University
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The American Jewish University with its Familian campus in Bel Air, California and Brandeis-Bardin campus in Simi Valley, California, is the outcome of the 2007 union of Brandeis-Bardin Institute (BBI) and the University of Judaism (UJ). In 1947, the University of Judaism was founded in Los Angeles, the vision of Dr. Mordecai Kaplan, the author of Judaism as a Civilization, who advocated the creation of an educational institution incorporating diverse elements of Jewish civilization and culture...
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Description : Amateur footage from the Hugh G. Martin Collection Call Number : WSF 200/31 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Collection : Railroad Film Collection Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research....
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History San Jose
by Carrol Films Production
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Series Title : Discover America Description : Professionally-produced film about the California Western Railroad, or "Skunk Line," running from Fort Bragg to Willits, California, built by Charles R. Johnson in 1885 as part of the “Redwood Route” for moving redwood logs to Mendocino coast sawmills from the back country. Appears to have been filmed circa 1970. Call Number : 1998-117-8 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by...
Topics: californialightandsound, Railroad travel--California, Travelogue
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
by Barron, Stephanie, 1950-; Los Angeles County Museum of Art
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Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Oct. 9-Dec. 31, 1988, and three other museums
Topics: Expressionism (Art), Art, German, Avant-garde (Aesthetics), Expressionnisme (Art), Art allemand,...
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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Research Library and Archive is one of the most comprehensive transit operator-owned library resources in the United States. As the only multimodal transportation library in Southern California, we serve employees, the public, governments and research institutions. Our collection contains approximately 250,000 items of significance to Los Angeles transportation history from 1873 to the present. This includes 45,000 books, reports,...
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Calimesa Library
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The Calimesa Library collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio), texts, and images from the 1940s to 2010s. A majority of the collection consists of materials related to World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Gulf War. Materials include student artwork, enlistment records, discharge records, correspondence, and oral interviews. Contact Information : Calimesa Library 974 Calimesa Blvd Calimesa, CA 92320 Telephone: (909) 795-9807
Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library
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The mission of the Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library is to meet the cultural, educational, and informational needs of the residents of the City of Monterey Park by providing free and open access to its resources and services. Contact Information: Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library 318 S. Ramona Ave. Monterey Park, CA 91754 Telephone: 626-307-1368 Fax: 626-288-4251 Email: LibraryReference@montereypark.ca.gov
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Watsonville Public Library
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The Watsonville Public Library collection contains images from the 1880s to 1990s. A majority of the collection contains images from a series titled the "Shades of Watsonville." Subjects include photographic history of Watsonville residential life, commercial life, and flooding of the Pajaro River.
Description : 1933 film footage of downtown San Francisco, Fisherman’s Wharf, and San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research....
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Topics: californialightandsound, San Francisco (Calif.), Fisherman's Wharf (San Francisco, Calif.), San...
Whittier Museum
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The Whittier Historical Society was formed in 1970 and its immediate purpose was to start a Museum in the city of Whittier. Through the efforts of several determined individuals, a building was purchased and the Whittier Museum was open to the public in 1983. Since that time, the Whittier Museum is dedicated to collecting, preserving and displaying the first 100 years of Whittier history and beyond. The Whittier Museum is completely supported by donations, grants and fundraisers. The Whittier...
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
by Robert Allen Productions
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Description : Footage of various people and places in Ontario, California. Filming took place over the course of one week in the spring of 1947 by cameraman Martin Rhode for Robert Allen Productions. Several local residents appear in the film and locations include the Daily Report, KOCS Radio, Euclid Avenue, the Chaffey Plunge, Exchange Orange Products (Sunkist), General Electric Hotpoint plant, and Ontario International Airport. After filming was complete, the community was invited to watch...
Topics: californialightandsound, Ontario (Calif.), Ontario (Calif.) -- History, Rhode, Martin
Additional Title : Promotional video Description : Performance ensembles and guest lectures, UCLA Ethnomusicology, 1997. Music and Dance of Bali -- Music and Dance of Japan -- Music of Korea -- Music and Dance of the Near East -- Music and Dance of Ghana -- Afro-Cuban Ensemble -- African American Music Ensemble -- "Strings and Soul" with Kenny Burrell, Shujaat Khan, Jihad Racy -- Music of the Balkans -- Francis Bebey -- Herbie Hancock. Collection Guide : UCLA Department of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Ethnomusicology--Study and teaching (Higher)--California--Los Angeles,...